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Zeiraphera isertana
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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkWe are normally open to the public on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays 11am-4pm. We are also open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

interesting places

Here are some random sample locations of interest in Essex. Also take a look at sites shown on our sites map, geology site map and brownfield site map, with the site account and locate site facility.


locate The Cliff, Burnham-on-Crouch
Small London Clay undercliff with small area of adjacent saltmarsh and old sea wall.

locate Alsa Sand Pit
A disused sand pit with an important invertebrate fauna, including a parasitic fly known from nowhere else in Britain.

locate Chalkney Wood
Essex County Council and Forestry Commission ancient woodland with the greatest concentration of Small-leaved Lime trees in the county.

locate Jermaines Wood
Jermaines Wood is a small, sloping woodland situated between Tylers Common and the M25 motorway. Owned by Essex County Council, but within the Havering boundary, it is fundamentally an ancient, once-coppiced wet woodland, with streams running along two edges.

locate Mistley, The Walls
The Walls is the highway running east/west along the river Stour between Mistley, New Rd at Mistley Towers and Manningtree, Quay St.

locate Crabknowe Spit
One of the few areas in Essex with an albeit small dune system.

locate Shadwell Wood
Shadwell Wood is an ancient Oxlip wood situated on the Chalky Boulder Clay of north-west Essex. It supports a rich assemblage of plants and animals.